Cupertino, California


Posted: Jan 12, 2021
Role Number:200215608
The Technology Development Group (TDG) is looking for a AR/VR Pipeline Engineer to help us build the next generation of interactive applications for our platform. This team is working with some of Apple's most advanced technologies including augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), machine learning (ML) and computer vision (CV). As a member of our organization you will assist us in crafting future products that will delight, inspire and empower millions of people.

Key Qualifications

Key Qualifications
  • Expert-level Python knowledge
  • C/C++ experience
  • Games and/or film production experience (In-depth knowledge of real time, animation, or film VFX pipelines)
  • Strong skills in one or more 3D DCC’s such as Maya, Houdini, Blender, or others
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • A strong team mentality
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with shifting goals and priorities


You will be responsible for creating and maintaining tools and workflows for our 3D content production process. You will work with a variety of teams including artists, designers, and engineers to identify requirements and implement efficient solutions within an asset creation pipeline. You will create and maintain a software ecosystem for sharing content between 3D packages such as Maya, Blender, Houdini, and others, as well as AR/VR applications.

Education & Experience

Education & Experience
BS in Computer Science, or equivalent experience

Additional Requirements

Additional Requirements
  • Experience working/developing with USD in a pipeline environment (strongly preferred)
  • Game engine experience, especially scripting/API
  • Experience working on macOS and Linux
  • Experience with database design and administration
  • DevOps experience
  • UX design experience
  • Experience with Agile project management workflows
  • Working/developing with Shotgun
  • Swift experience
  • Experience with cloud platforms

Cupertino, California

We’re a diverse collective of thinkers and doers, continually reimagining what’s possible to help us all do what we love in new ways. The people who work here have reinvented entire industries with the Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch, as well as with services, including Apple TV, the App Store, Apple Music, and Apple Pay. And the same innovation that goes into our products also applies to our practices — strengthening our commitment to leave the world better than we found it.

Every new product we invent, service we create, or store we open is the result of people working together to make each other’s ideas stronger. That happens here because every one of us strives toward a common goal — creating the best customer experiences. So bring your passion, courage, and original thinking and get ready to share it. This is where your work can make a difference in people’s lives. Including your own.

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